Beginner | 15 min 12 sec
Filled with care, consciousness, and consideration in every ounce, tinctures are concentrated liquid herbal extracts made from plants and used as herbal remedies. Incorporating such beneficial flora as elderberry, echinacea, and calendula, Arina from BellaCreme demystifies the magic of making herbal tinctures at home. With just two simple ingredients - high proof alcohol and organic herbs - tinctures are taken orally to relieve a wide range of health issues and generally boost your wellbeing.
Learn how to:
  • Make three different herbal tinctures
  • Quickly incorporate the concentrated benefit of botanicals to your wellness routine

What you'll get:
  • Video lessons on how to use alcohol to make liquid herbal extracts
  • 3 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from body-care expert Arina from BellaCreme
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students

Chapters
Make Herbal Tinctures
01:08
01:08
12:56
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Three wide-mouth canning jars with a tight-fitting lid
  • Three 2 oz. amber dropper bottles
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Kitchen scale
  • Fine-mesh strainer
  • Funnel
  • Coffee filters
 
Elderberry and Rosehip Tincture, 1:3 ratio
  • 1.2 oz 80-120 proof drinkable alcohol (not rubbing alcohol): this should be something with 40-60% ABV such as vodka, gin, rum, or grain alcohol
  • 0.25 oz. dried elderberries
  • 0.25 oz. dried crushed rosehips
 
Calendula and Marshmallow Root Tincture, 1:4 ratio
  • 1.6 oz 80-120 proof drinkable alcohol (not rubbing alcohol): this should be something with 40-60% ABV such as vodka, gin, rum, or grain alcohol
  • 0.25 oz. dried calendula flowers
  • 0.25 oz. dried marshmallow
 
Echinacea and Red Clover Tincture, 1:5 ratio
  • 2 oz 80-120 proof drinkable alcohol (not rubbing alcohol): this should be something with 40-60% ABV such as vodka, gin, rum, or grain alcohol
  • 0.25 oz. dried echinacea
  • 0.25 oz. dried red clover
 
Calendula and Marshmallow Root Tincture, 1:6 ratio
  • 4.8 oz 80-120 proof drinkable alcohol (not rubbing alcohol): this should be something with 40-60% ABV such as vodka, gin, rum, or grain alcohol
  • 0.25 oz. dried calendula flowers
  • 0.25 oz. dried marshmallow
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